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  • Daily News (Kingston, ON), 26 Dec 1870
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  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), October 27, 1870
        A new iron steamer called the Corsican, intended to take the place of the ill-fated Grecian, of the Canadian Transportation Company's line, was launched from the yard of Mr. Cantin, at Montreal, last week. Her hull was made at Glasgow and brought out to this country last spring. She is ...
      A new iron steamer called the Corsican, intended to take the place ...
  • Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY), Dec. 19,1870
        Chaumont- The fishing season is nearly ended; most of the nets have been taken up, and the barrels of ciscoes scattered over various parts of the bay and lake shore, where caught and packed are being gathered in and piled up in available places around the depot. The whole yield ...
      Chaumont- The fishing season is nearly ended; most of the nets have ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug. 28, 1870
        Ashore. - The schooner C. N. Johnson, bound from Devil River to Buffalo, yesterday morning was ashore, in thick weather, off Long Point Cut, on the north shore, with a cargo of 260,000 feet of lumber on board. The tug Compound was coaled up last evening, awaiting fair weather to ...
      Ashore. - The schooner C. N. Johnson, bound from Devil River to ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Mon., Jun 4, 1870
        SINGULAR NEGLECT. - The schooner Enterprise, which was abandoned several days since, and floated ashore near Crane Creek, has been singularly neglected by the owners of the vessel and her cargo. Capt. McNitt, who has been engaged in fishing in that vicinity, took from the vessel 100m ...
      SINGULAR NEGLECT. - The schooner Enterprise, which was abandoned several days since, ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Mon., Jun 4, 1870
        *prob. 630 ton schooner-barge GEORGE D. RUSSELL that Bailey's built for Nims ( US#85267, later named CHECOTAH). She was sunk in the St. Mary's River in a collision in September, 1882, and was not recovered until 1890, when she was rebuilt to CHECOTAH. She was lost in 1906 off Port ...
      *prob. 630 ton schooner-barge GEORGE D. RUSSELL that Bailey's built for Nims ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Mon., Jun 4, 1870
        NOTICE TO MARINERS. - The tug Torrent, which will be engaged in towing rafts from the Sauble to Detroit, Toledo and Tonawanda during the season, will carry a large locomotive light on the after part of her upper deck. The light will be twelve feet above the level of the ...
      NOTICE TO MARINERS. - The tug Torrent, which will be engaged in ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Mon., Jun 4, 1870
        For Fort William. - The Union Steamboat Company's propeller Arctic arrived from Lake Superior Thursday afternoon, and after transferring her cargo to the propeller Atlantic, cleared for Point au Pins, under charter to carry troops to Fort William...
      For Fort William. - The Union Steamboat Company's propeller Arctic arrived from ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., Jun 2, 1870
        PORT ITEMS. - The change in wind yesterday afternoon brought quite a fleet of the smaller vessels up the river and about sundown they were all at a stand-still. The revenue steamer Fessenden again anchored off the city. The schooner W. W. Grant arrived up from Montreal and commenced ...
      PORT ITEMS. - The change in wind yesterday afternoon brought quite a ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., Jun 2, 1870
        STEAMER DOVE. - The steamer Dove, which has been withdrawn from the Port Huron route, is now lying at the foot of Cass street, undergoing a thorough overhauling. She is receiving new wheels, two feet larger than her old ones, the dimensions being twenty-six feet. Other slight repairs ...
      STEAMER DOVE. - The steamer Dove, which has been withdrawn from the ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., Jun 2, 1870
        FROM LAKE SUPERIOR. - The propeller Northern Light arrived down Tuesday night from all Lake Superior ports, but brought no news of interest. Her freight was 160 tons copper, 350 packages and four tons fish, and three tons miscellaneous freight for Detroit, and 200 tons pig iron for ...
      FROM LAKE SUPERIOR. - The propeller Northern Light arrived down Tuesday night ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Mon., June 4, 1870
        THE DISASTER AT PELEE ISLAND. - The name of the scow that was wrecked off Pelee Island Friday morning was the Adeen [sic], of Port Huron, Capt. Caugbell. She lies about three miles northeast of Middle Island on her beam ends, with topmasts out of the water. A portion of ...
      THE DISASTER AT PELEE ISLAND. - The name of the scow that ...
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., June 2, 1870
        Lots of confusion in the papers on this name. ADDAIN is how it shows on most known registration documents. She was recovered from this seemingly fatal accident, and finally met her fate near Grindstone City, Michigan, in 1890...
      Lots of confusion in the papers on this name. ADDAIN is how ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 31 Dec 1870
        p.2 The Cape Route - Watertown broke her way out from dock yesterday but only as far as the other side of Garden Island, had to unload passengers and freight.p.3 Launch - of barge Onondaga at Garden Island on Thursday...
      p.2 The Cape Route - Watertown broke her way out from dock ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Dec 1870
        p.2 Imports - 29.p.3 Cold - most of harbor is frozen, Watertown came over by foot of Wolfe Island...
      p.2 Imports - 29.p.3 Cold - most of harbor is frozen, Watertown ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Dec 1870
        p.2 Open - the Bateau Channel opened up by high winds but Watertown is making her trips by foot of Wolfe Island.Dec. 29, 1870p.2 Imports - 27,28.p.3 The Northern Transportation Co. - have made arrangements with ...
      p.2 Open - the Bateau Channel opened up by high winds but ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Dec 1870
        p.2 Imports - 21,23,24.-The Ice - Bateau Channel frozen, str. Watertown goes around the head of Simcoe Island...
      p.2 Imports - 21,23,24.-The Ice - Bateau Channel frozen, str. Watertown goes ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Dec 1870
        p.2 Schooner At Auction - sch. Canada to be sold at Linton's for salvage claims on Dec. 30th, as she now lies at Portsmouth.p.3 Being Fished Out - The fisheries at Chaumont Bay put up about 6000 barrels of ciscoes for the season, which is a small falling ...
      p.2 Schooner At Auction - sch. Canada to be sold at Linton's ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Dec 1870
        p.2 Imports - 21.p.3 Navigation - last departure for season was scow Hawk for Picton...
      p.2 Imports - 21.p.3 Navigation - last departure for season was scow ...
  • Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Dec 1870
        p.2 County Court - General Sessions - Roberts vs Gregory - action for demurrage involving plaintiff's vessel the sch. Peerless - the whole difficulty arose from want of sufficient barges in Kingston for transportation of grain to Montreal; gives testimony of Capt. Lewis of Robert ...
      p.2 County Court - General Sessions - Roberts vs Gregory - action ...
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